New Canton is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 3,035 people and just one neighborhood, New Canton is the 174th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, New Canton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Canton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Canton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in New Canton who work in office and administrative support (16.26%), management occupations (11.83%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.09%).
Of important note, New Canton is also a town of artists. New Canton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape New Canton’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, New Canton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes New Canton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In New Canton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.